Assessment of local publishers in the production of information resources for universal basic education programme in Kaduna State, Nigeria

  • Rahila Chirai Gora
  • Jibril Abdurrahnab
Keywords: Local Publishers, Information Resources, Universal Basic Education, State

Abstract

The study Assessed Local Publishers in the Production of Information Resources for Universal Basic Education Programme in Kaduna State. The research objectives sought to identify major information resources been produced by the local publishers in Kaduna state for Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme, examine the effectiveness of local publishers in the production of information resources to the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme. The population of this study comprised of the staff of the Social mobilization department of the Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, the staff of Kaduna State Government Printers and the staff Kabido Printers publishing unit. Out of a population of 60, 52 were sampled from the staff of SUBEB, and 28 each for a population of 30 (for both State Government and Kabido publishing houses) making
a total of 108. Questionnaire was the instruments used in collecting data from the respondents. Simple random sampling procedure was used in selecting the respondents. A total of 108 copies of questionnaire were distributed to the respondents while 106 were filled, returned and used for
the analysis and the data collected from the respondents were organized and presented in frequency distribution tables, percentages and charts. Findings showed that textbooks 33(58.9%) are the major information resource produced by the local publishers (Kaduna State Government
Press and Kabido Press) as it is the basic information resource used by SUBEB for teaching and learning, contributions/services of Kaduna State Government Press and Kabido Press is effective as indicated 17(34%) of the SUBEB respondents 28(50%) of the publishers

Keywords: Local Publishers, Information Resources, Universal Basic Education, State 

Published
2021-01-14
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